Monday, February 4, 2019

How to make beige fashion less boring




Beige fashion may seem boring to some but it is one of the trending colors for Spring 2019! 






Embroidered details sweater • $49.99
Faux Pearl & Sterling Silver Beaded Bracelet • Chan Luu • $54.99
Violeta By Mango Violeta BY MANGO Bucket bag • Violeta BY MANGO • $69.99
Mango MANGO Pleated midi skirt • MANGO • $99.99
Top Moda Glenda Heeled Bootie • $29.97




When Spring 2019 Runway displayed a lot of beige fashion the public knew this basic color would be a trending item. 






But when Duchess Meghan Markle donned a beige outfit media outlets began to buzz even more about beige as more than just a neutral color. It is now a trendy item to have in the closet. 




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But most already have it in our closet and are looking for new ways to style are a wardrobe staple. 






Beige with a pop of color 





Coral is a popular color this year too! I think that beige and coral would look great together. Add a few coral accessories with your beige look.







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H&M - V-neck Shirt Dress - Beige • H&M • $29.99
Kenneth Cole New York Women's Gold Tone Station Pendant Necklace • Kenneth Cole New York • $42
Steve Madden Zada Clutch • Steve Madden • $78
Vince Camuto Corlina Ankle Strap Sandal • Vince Camuto • $99.95





Beige with animal print 



Even though most animal print comes in neutral colors it is still a bold statement to wear. Pair your favorite animal print skirt with other shades of beige to make a more dramatic monochrome look. 











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H&M - Fine-knit Sweater - Beige • H&M • $12.99
Violeta By Mango Violeta BY MANGO Bucket bag • Violeta BY MANGO • $69.99
BaubleBar Amalia Heart Drop Earrings • BaubleBar • $38
H&M - Pleated Skirt - Gray • H&M • $34.99
Charles by Charles David Nico Mule • Charles by Charles David • $77.96








Beige with a little cream 



This is considered one of the perfect color combos. However, 
by pairing a fine knit sweater with corduroy pants you can have more dimensions in your look. If you are wearing this look for winter add a pair of boots to your look as well. 






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Violeta by mango Violeta BY MANGO Fine-knit sweater • Violeta BY MANGO • $35.99
GANNI - Ridgewood Cotton-blend Corduroy Wide-leg Pants - Cream • Ganni • $94
Kate Spade New York Romantic Rocks Linear Bracelet • Kate Spade • $58
Urban Originals Vegan Leather Bucket Bag • Urban Originals • $98
BP. Kacee Bootie • BP • $59.90





Conclusion:

Regardless of you like this the beige trend, it is always good to have beige fashion in your closet or dresser. Just keep in mind that beige fashion does not have to be dull. 



















Friday, February 1, 2019

Saturday Sales: Best Items to Buy Now








A new month means new sales! 



These are the best items to buy now while they are still on sale! 




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Women's Plus Size Let's Get Cozy Graphic Hoodie - Grayson Threads (Juniors') Black • $16.18

Sperry Women Saltwater Flood Duck Booties Women Shoes • Sperry • $79.99

Long Sleeve Cold Shoulder Top • $31.78

Burt Bees 3-Pc. Honey Pot Holiday Gift Set • Burt's Bees • $11.24

Kendra Scott Dax Drop Earrings • Kendra Scott • $46.90

Nyx Professional Makeup 12-Pc. Sweet Chateau Slip Tease Lip Set, A $48 Value! • NYX • $12.50

Tonymoly 19-Pc. Holiday Mask Set • Tony Moly • $29.99

BP. Kacee Bootie • BP • $59.90

Nordstrom Leather Clutch • Nordstrom • $59.40

Side Tie Cashmere Sweater • $49.97

Sam Edelman Lior Loafer • Sam Edelman • $97.96





It is the first of February, Ground Hogs Day is tomorrow, and the Weekend is coming soon! This means that stores are going to celebrate this new month by having a sale. 



At this point, you are probably wondering what is the best item to buy this weekend. I have a list of the few trends and staples that are on sale that would be perfect to buy. 





  • Hoodies 


Believe it or not, hoodies are a staple and trends this year. This year you can style your favorite hoodie by layering it with unexpected things like over a dress or a blouse. 




If you really don't want to push the envelope with your hoodie you can just style it with anything else that makes you comfortable. 

TargetPlus Size  Hoodie  ($16.18)



  •  Pastel Colors 

Spring is when people usually wear pastel colors. That is why picked out these Sperry Top Duck Boots ($79.99), Kendra Scott Earrings ($46.90), and Cashmere Sweater ($.49.97)





  •  Bold Lips Colors 



Bold lip colors are popular for this year and NYX always has the best lip colors. This holiday set is on sale at Macy's and this is the best time to score some discounted lippies


NYX 12 Piece Makeup ($12.50)




  •  Teal Fashion 


In spring 2019 runway fashion some designers used the color teal in their collection. So you really don't have to put away your favorite jewel tone color this year. And if you don't have teal fashion you can invest in this beautiful teal sweater from Nordstrom Rack. 



Cold Shoulder Sweater ($31.78)




  • Beauty Sets
Even though beauty sets are not trendy for 2019, it is still a good thing to invest in this year. Not only can you give them as a complete gift to someone especially but you can keep the set for yourself and be able to try different items. 

Burt's Bees Wax and TonyMoly are great gift sets to buy because you will get a lot of use out of the beauty products. This Burt's Bees Wax set is great for keeping your skin and lips soft during this harsh winter. TonyMoly face masks are perfect for keeping your face baby soft as well.


  • Nude Fashion 
Nude clothing as made a comeback and will be considered a trending item in Spring 2019. If you don't want to wear nude clothing from head to toe you can simply buy nude accessories or shoes. Like this BP Ankle Boot or the Nordstrom Clutch


BP Ankle Boots ($59.90)


  • Animal Prints


Last but not least Animal Print is not going away for spring either. Expect to see animal print skirts and of course shoes on sale this month. This animal print loafers are not only great because they are trendy but they would make great staples to have in your wardrobe. These loafers are very versatile and would look great with a casual or dressy look. 



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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

How to protect your lips





There is nothing worse than having dry cracked lips! That is what I was had recently and it was very uncomfortable. The cold air and the dry heat in my home were the primary causes of my dry lips. But I also was doing what I should protect my lips from cracking.  


By neglecting my pucker I not only caused me pain but it also looked unappealing. That is when I decided to take care of my lips by following a few tips. 



How to Protect Your Lips 


Stay Hydrated 




One of the main reasons why our lips are dry is because our bodies are not hydrated. Our lips crack and shrink when they do not have enough moisture. 
This is why we should drink plenty of water to ensure our skin remains hydrated. Drink a least 9 bottles or glasses a water a day in order to keep your lips soft and smooth.


Hydration does not only deal with water but also using products that seal or provide moisture. 


Hydrating products include items that contain: beeswax, shea butter, vitamin E, and almond, jojoba, and coconut oil. 

Petroleum Jellies help seal in moisture. 

Buying a humidifier also prevents dehydration of your skin and lips. 


Use SPF



Since our lips lack melanin they are more prone to burning. SPF based products will protect your lips from sun burning. Even though it is winter you still need to put SPF based products on your lips. 


Exfoliate 


Exfoliation gets rid of dead skin and if your lips of feeling dry you should exfoliate. Find a scrub that is for your lips that has fruit based acid containing alpha beta hydroxy acids. Only use it if you don't have sensitive skin or your lips are severely chapped. 



What not to do 



Don't pick at your lips 


Not only does this practice look strange but it is not helping your skin. It is really drying it out because of your saliva. 



Don't wear long wear lipstick

I know some love their matte lipstick but it does not help your lips. Matte lipstick or long wear lipstick should be used sparingly on not at all if your lips are peeling or chapped. Use hydrating lipsticks that have Vitamin E instead. 

Don't treat cold sores with balms



Balms are not for cold sores but rather for dry lips. Use products that actually treat cold sores. 




Best Products for Your Lips 











1.Vaseline Lip Balm Mini Rosy Price: $1.89, Here 


Petroleum jelly products seal in moisture which makes it perfect for your lips. You can use regular petroleum jelly but if you want something specifically for your lips this works wonders. I love how it has a tint which makes it my lips look naturally pink but still effective. 


2. Maybelline Baby Lips Price: $2.89, Here 


This product lives up to its name by giving you the lips you use to have as a tot! Baby Lips is also a two-time Allure Beauty Winner!  It moisturizes your lips all day and contains ingredients to protect your lips from the sun. Another good about this is that you can wear it with your favorite lipstick or lip gloss 





3. Burt's Bees Intensive Overnight treatment Price: $ 8.99, Here 


Any of the Burt's Beeswax lip products are very good but if you are looking for a scrub this product is right for you. Use this scrub overnight if you need intensive help. 




4. Carmex Lip Balm Medicated with SPF Price: $6.60 Here


Great for those who have cold sores or chapped lips. Carmex Lip Balm heals, softens, and provides long-lasting protection. I usually use this product when I have a cold sore.



5.Eos Crystal Melon Blossom Lip Balm Price: $ 6, Here 

Eos has various lip balms that keep your lips soft but also have wonderful flavors. These lip balms are great for everyday use to prevent chapped lips. 





6. Blistex Medicated Lip Ointment for Severe Dry Lips and Cold Sore Price: $ 2.69, Here

Blistex is also known for their cold sore and dry lip treatments. This one softens and hydrates lips. It can also provide relief if you are experiencing pain dry lips or cold sores. 

For more tips check out these articles:


7 Tips for Beautiful Lips
25 Genius Ways to Prevent Chapped Lips
Best Lip Balms




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